Gandhi 's Impact On India

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Gandhi’s Impact
Often, when someone thinks of his or her role model they typically think of their mom or dad, but many Indian citizens would think of Mohandas Gandhi. Gandhi was the leader of Indian nationalism and is well known as one of the greatest national leaders in the twentieth century .He was strong and determined to give his country the independence they deserved. Also, he was kind of man who would risk anything to give India the freedom they wished for. However, he didn’t host violent protests or encourage angry mobs. Instead, Gandhi helped his country gain their freedom using non-violence. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” (Mohandas Gandhi) Gandhi will continue to be a good role model for all as he was a great leader, an advocate for peace, and a martyr for his country. India is an extremely populous nation, but leading the country by example came naturally to Gandhi. His methods and philosophy of nonviolent confrontation not only led his own country to freedom, but also helped the idea of non-violence spread all around the world. These leadership skills formed from a young age as Gandhi watched his mother and mimicked the way she acted. She was a gentle woman who cared for all people, despite their class or religion. She was also a hard worker, which taught Gandhi the importance of working for what you believe in. Gandhi eventually would use…
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